Dec. 6th, 1967
Syosset, New York, USA
5' 8 1/2"
Judd Apatow's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - Misery Loves Comedy
2013 - Salinger
2011 - Zookeeper
2004 - Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
1995 - Heavy Weights
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Guest
Himself - Director
Himself - Special Guest
Judd Apatow (Voiced)
Himself - Filmmaker (segment "Judd Apatow")
- The daughter of a record executive, his mother, drove a red corvette in high school.
- Claimed on his Myspace that his influences are 'Hal Ashby' (qv), 'Garry Shandling' (qv), 'Cameron Crowe (I)' (qv), 'James L. Brooks' (qv), 'David Chase (II)' (qv) and 'John Cassavetes (I)' (qv).
- _Brokeback Mountain (2005)_ (qv) is amongst his favorite films.
- Has two daughters, 'Maude Apatow' (qv) and Iris Apatow, with wife 'Leslie Mann' (qv).
- Came to Hollywood at 17.
- Judd's grandfather was Bob Shad, a famous music producer and record label owner in the 1940s - 1960s.
- Before he was famous, he asked his comedy hero, 'Steve Martin (I)' (qv), for his autograph, but Martin refused (he didn't give autographs at his home). Afterwords, Apatow wrote him a nasty letter with some nicely placed profanity. In response, Martin sent him a copy of his book, "Cruel Shoes." The inscription read: "Sorry, I didn't realize I was speaking to THE Judd Apatow".
- One of 105 people invited to join AMPAS in 2008.